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Leg cramps and steroid injections. Is there a connection?

Had steroid injections in both knees and both hips. Four weeks later steroid injection in one shoulder. I'm a steroid machine! Shortly after, began interruptions 2-3 times nightly with painful leg cramps. Cramps sometimes occur in day along with hand cramps. I do stay hydrated and take high... read more

Sharp pain in chest on right side through to shoulder - heart related?

Pain on right side of chest. Goes from chest to back of shoulder. Sore on right side of chest and sharp pain. Has lasted three days now.

Is Advil better than ibuprofen for inflammation, please comment, in serious need?

I recently was in a minor car accident, my shoulder has been hurting for 22 days now. It often goes right below my shoulder towards my inner arm. Some days im in excruciating pain. It comes and goes, several times a day. Or stays for about an hour or two. I won't go more than 2-3 days without... read more

Stiff/sore neck, very hard time looking up and down? Won't go away?

Yesterday in the middle of the day I noticed my neck was stiff and very sore. Especially the very back of the neck, from the base of my skull all the way down to my shoulder. It's very hard to touch my chin to my chest, I can feel my muscle straining and it feels painful. It also hurts to look... read more

What about short term memory loss with Escitalopram??

I have been taking Lexapro for 2 years and have had pretty bad neck and shoulder pain most of the time, and my sleep apnea has gotten worse (I have a physical in December and will address this issue with my Doctor) in the last 4 to 6 months I am having big problems with short term memory loss such... read more

Swelling & stiffness in hand after shoulder surgery?

My question is to others who have had problems with swelling and stiffness in their hand after rotator cuff surgery. I'm 7 weeks post-op from rotator cuff surgery (shoulder "reconstruction" - human graft and 7 large anchor screws - to repair a large hole where the tendon should be)... read more

Venlafaxine - muscle and joint aches on 37.5 Effexor ER (venlafaxine)?

I started this medicines 4 months ago for on/off anxiety. Since then I’ve had terrible muscle and joint aches in my shoulders and arms. Plus I’ve had lower abdominal pain continuously. Been thru a battery of tests with normal results. My aching and pain is real! They say it isn’t... read more

Hair Loss / Thinning on Contrave?

Began Contrave as directed Jan 25, 2015. My beautiful, soft, wavy, full volume hair began thinning & falling out by June 2015. Still is thin, brittle & cannot grow past shoulder length as it always has before. I've been a WATER ONLY drinker since March 1993. No teas, no coffee no juice... read more

How do I relieve pain from a Prolia shot? I hurt in both of my arms. Really bad pain day and night.

After I had my Prolia shot. I am in serious pain in my wrist and both my shoulders, day and night pain and my hands hurt really bad. They did not hurt like this before the shot. Can someone tell me what I can I do for pain?

Am I supposed to take Adderall, Xanax, and Percocet together?

I have been taking Adderall and Xanax for two years now. I recently had dental work done and I was prescribed Percocets So today I took all three as prescribed and my back hurts between my shoulder blades. Should I be concerned?

I have pain in my left side of head and neck and shoulder . some time feeling weakness?

i have pain in my left side of head and neck and shoulder . some time feeling weakness in my left arm also . please tell what is this this a just muscles pain ,stress or kind or paralysis???

How long does it take once you stop prednisone for the side effects to go away?

How long does it take once you stop Prednisone for the side effects to go away? I feel like I've been hit by a truck. It's a very strange pain that I have in my hips, my shoulders, and my neck. I am borderline nauseous and lightheaded. It's been 5 days off the drug.

Can ADD medications like Adderall exacerbate fungal infections?

i started taking Adderall for AADD nine months ago. I broke out in lesions on my scrotum and arms. My right arm swelled and my shoulder became very painful. I went to my Doctor who said it wasn't a drug allergy and She didn't know what it was. Several months latter I went to see he again,... read more

What to do about hand swelling after shoulder surgery?

About 2 weeks after surgery for a fractured shoulder, my hand started swelling and I'm not able to use it for anything and can't make a fist. It has been swollen now for about 1.5 months... My orthopedic surgeon doesn't seem to know what's causing the swelling and I'm... read more

How long can I take naproxen?

For shoulder bursitis of which i have been suffering for months.

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